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  • The Roman Revolution by Ronald Syme
    The Roman Revolution (English, Paperback)

    The transformation of state and society, the violent transference of power and property, and the establishment of Augustus' rule and that of the Empire are presented in a narrative which quotes from ancient evidence, refers seldomly to modern authorities, and states controversial opinions openly.

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  • The Road to Serfdom by F. A. Hayek
    The Road to Serfdom (English, Paperback)

    First published in 1944, this book looks at political philosophy, intellectual and cultural history, and economics.

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  • Capital in the Twenty-First Century by Thomas Piketty
    Capital in the Twenty-First Century (English, Paperback)

    A New York Times #1 Bestseller...

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  • Municipal Dreams by John Boughton
    Municipal Dreams (English, Paperback)

    A narrative history of council housing?from slums to the Grenfell Tower...

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  • Austerity by Mark Blyth
    Austerity (English, Paperback)

    In Austerity: The History of a Dangerous Idea, Mark Blyth, a renowned scholar of political economy, provides a powerful and trenchant account of the shift toward austerity policies by governments throughout the world since 2009.

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  • How to be an MP by Paul Flynn
    How to be an MP (English, Paperback)

    How to be an MP is indispensable reading for anyone wishing to make a mark from the back bench and influence proceedings in the House.

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  • The Production of Money by Ann Pettifor
    The Production of Money (English, Paperback)

    Why we misunderstand the nature of money, and what we can do about it

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  • A Short History of Parliament by Clyve Jones
    A Short History of Parliament (English, Paperback)

    A comprehensive history of parliament in the British Isles from the earliest times, covering all aspects of parliament as an institution.

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  • How to Run A Government by Michael Barber
    How to Run A Government (English, Paperback)

    Billions of citizens around the world are frustrated with their governments. Why is this? And what can we do about it? In this groundbreaking book Michael Barber draws on his wealth of international experience advising political leaders, to show how those in power can make good on their promises. 'Refreshingly ruthless ... has an uplifting brio to it' Economist 'Michael Barber is a source of...

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  • The Chinese Must Go by Beth Lew-Williams
    The Chinese Must Go (English, Hardback)

    Beth Lew-Williams shows how American immigration policies incited violence against Chinese workers, and how that violence provoked new exclusionary policies. Locating the origins of the modern American "alien" in this violent era, she makes clear that the present resurgence of xenophobia builds mightily upon past fears of the "heathen Chinaman."

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  • Economics for the Many by John McDonnell
    Economics for the Many (English, Paperback)

    Our economy is rigged in favour of a wealthy elite. We need a new approach: an economics for the many.

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  • Quest for Cosmic Justice, the by Sowell
    Quest for Cosmic Justice, the (English, Paperback)

    Sowell shows how confused conceptions of justice end up promoting injustice, how confused conceptions of equality end up promoting inequality, and how the tyranny of social visions prevents many people from confronting the actual consequences of their own beliefs and policies.

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  • No One Left to Lie To by Christopher Hitchens
    No One Left to Lie To (English, Paperback)

    In this vitriolic polemic, Christopher Hitchens takes on the myth surrounding one of the most divisive political figures in American political history: Bill Clinton.

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  • How Much is Enough? by Edward Skidelsky
    How Much is Enough? (English, Paperback)

    Argues that wealth is not - or should not be - an end in itself, but a means to 'the good life'. Tracing the concept from Aristotle to the present, this book shows how far modern life has strayed from that ideal. It rejects the idea that there is any single measure of human progress, whether GDP or 'happiness'.

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  • The Tyranny of Metrics by Jerry Z. Muller
    The Tyranny of Metrics (English, Hardback)

    Argues that performance evaluation has been stymied by a fixation on metrics, and offers a guide on when and how to use metrics effectively.

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  • Open by Kimberly Clausing
    Open (English, Hardback)

    With the winds of trade war blowing as they have not done in decades and Left and Right flirting with protectionism, Kimberly Clausing shows how a free, open economy is still the best way to advance the interests of working Americans. She offers strategies to train workers, improve tax policy, and establish a partnership between labor and business.

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  • Practising Social Work Law by Suzy Braye
    Practising Social Work Law (English, Paperback)

    This fully revised fourth edition of a well-respected textbook seeks to build social workers' confidence in legal interpretation and implementation - practitioners must not only know the law;

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  • Rethinking the Economics of Land and Housing by Josh Ryan-Collins
    Rethinking the Economics of Land and Housing (English, Paperback)

    A comprehensive, critical but accessible guide to the role of land in housing policy and how it has been excluded from mainstream economic theory.

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  • Beria by Amy W. Knight
    Beria (English, Paperback)

    Lavrentii Beria has long symbolized all the evils of Stalinism, haunting the public imagination both in the West and in the former Soviet Union. This is a biography of Lavrentii Beria, Stalin's notorious police chief and for many years his most powerful lieutenant.

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  • Red Flags by George Magnus
    Red Flags (English, Hardback)

    A trusted economic commentator provides a penetrating account of the threats to China's continued economic rise

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